Category: Bill Moyers

Feb 12

A Timeline: Everything We Know About Kushner’s Role in the Russia Mess

The son-in-law also rises: President Trump has given his daughter Ivanka’s husband Jared Kushner an enormous portfolio of responsibility for everything from to the opioid crisis and veterans’ care to brokering peace in the Middle East. Continue reading The post A Timeline: Everything We Know About Kushner’s Role in the Russia Mess appeared first on …

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Feb 12

Enabling a Dangerous President: The Jared Kushner Timeline

Jared Kushner (JD/MBA, NYU, ’07) has a law degree from one of the finest universities in the country. He understands the threat that Trump’s words and deeds pose to democracy and the rule of law, but he has been in close proximity to Trump scandals that threaten both. He is a man of few public …

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Feb 08

A Timeline: Everything We Know About Paul Manafort’s Ties to Russia

A look at the business dealings, influence and federal investigation into Trump’s former campaign manager, who, along with a business associate, is the first person to be indicted in Robert Mueller’s investigation. Manafort managed the campaign during a crucial five-month stretch during which Trump secured the Republican presidential nomination, but departed amid allegations that he …

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Feb 08

A Timeline: Everything We Know So Far About the Comey Firing (in One Place)

The speed and magnitude of last week’s developments relating to the Trump/Russia Timeline has been historic and stunning. Continue reading The post A Timeline: Everything We Know So Far About the Comey Firing (in One Place) appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com

Jan 22

Want to Share Your Abortion Story? Here Are Some Tips

If you’re moved to share your story after hearing the powerful stories in #NoChoice, there are several issues to consider. Continue reading The post Want to Share Your Abortion Story? Here Are Some Tips appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com

Jan 18

All They Want For Christmas Is No New Tax Bill

More than half of all Americans oppose the tax bill. Regardless, Republicans in Congress are rushing to reconcile and vote on the legislation this week. The bill is packed with billions of dollars of tax cuts for wealthy donors and corporations, and promises to raise the deficit by more than $ 1 trillion. Sarah Jaffe …

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Jan 18

Everything That’s Tied Down Is Coming Loose

Our times at last have found their voice, and it belongs to a Pakistani American: Ayad Akhtar. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, his plays revel in the combustions of an America on edge, bursting with excess — too much of everything, from wealth and impoverishment to religion, rage and radicalism, from sad hearts …

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Jan 18

Daily Reads: This Year in Backlash Politics; How The Tax Bill Got Worse

A roundup of stories we’re reading at BillMoyers.com HQ… Continue reading The post Daily Reads: This Year in Backlash Politics; How The Tax Bill Got Worse appeared first on BillMoyers.com. BillMoyers.com

Jan 18

The President Plays with Matches

Once again the country watches in horror as firefighters struggle to contain blazes of historic voracity — as we watched only a couple of months ago when at least 250 wildfires spread across the counties north of San Francisco. All it takes is a spark. Sort of like the whole world in the age of …

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Jan 18

The Tax Bill Is the Grinchiest Christmas Gift Yet

A smash-and-grab mob is running the government. If they continue the way they are, every agency, every social program, every benefit and every one of us not-rich-people will take it in the wallet as they rapaciously loot the system. The tax reform plan is today’s Exhibit A. This is greed, plain and simple, toadying to …

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